The well-known Melisana – known as ‘spirit of melissa’ in Germany – was used by the nun Maria Clementine Martin to help people with nervous dispositions or digestive problems.
Melisana was the first traditional approved medicinal product that could be called such across the European Union.
Maria Clementine Martin founded her company in 1826 close to Cologne Cathedral to create one of the oldest and most successful medicinal products in Germany: Klosterfrau Melisana.
It is a distillate of 13 coordinated medicinal plants. & has become a permanent fixture of nearly one in three home medical kits in Germany and is also a name known across Europe.
Internal use: Effective against nervousness, states of tension and excitement, anxiety, difficulties in falling asleep, headaches, sensitivity to changing weather, non-organic heart ailments, painful menstrual cramps and during menopause, stomach-intestinal ailments like indigestion, fullness, no appetite. Alleviates symptoms of a cold or flu.
Topical use: Painful nerves, pains after muscular exertion, lumbago, gingivitis, indisposition and exhaustion.